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Celebrations underway in Melbourne

Celebrations underway in Melbourne

19 November 2006

The five days of celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games commenced in Melbourne today...

It's all about team spirit

It's all about team spirit

8 November 2006

Thinking and behaving like one united team is the key to Australia’s success at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Commemorative stamps released for Melbourne 1956 50th Anniversary

Commemorative stamps released for Melbourne 1956 50th Anniversary

1 November 2006

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, Australia Post has released a pair of commemorative...

Olympic effort earns awards

Olympic effort earns awards

31 October 2006

There were 27 secondary and college school students from the ACT and region presented Pierre de Coubertin awards last week.

Daytime swimming finals for Beijing: Statement from John Coates

Daytime swimming finals for Beijing: Statement from John Coates

26 October 2006

We stated our position in a meeting with President Rogge. We expressed a concern for the well being of the athletes having to...

London gives extra cash to Aussie Olympians

London gives extra cash to Aussie Olympians

25 October 2006

The Secretary-General of the Australian Olympic Committee, Craig Phillips has described as “extremely generous” an offer...

Diver in sync with clean play message

Diver in sync with clean play message

18 October 2006

He claimed Olympic bronze because of impeccable timing and yesterday synchronised diver Steven Barnett showed it again in the wake of cricket's international drug scandal.

AOC praises Arafura

AOC praises Arafura

16 October 2006

Our Games nominated in `sport for all' category.

Second delegation visits Beijing

Second delegation visits Beijing

8 October 2006

The Australian Olympic Committee hosted its second delegation planning visit to Beijing in September...

John Coates tribute to Peter Norman

John Coates tribute to Peter Norman

3 October 2006

One of Australia’s best track & field athletes, Olympic silver medallist Peter Norman, has died after suffering a heart attack...

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.